Social Determinants of Health Discussion
Social determinants of health (SDOH) are an increasing area of attention in public health in the U.S. and worldwide. After reading the two textbook chapters and the APHA cover article on SDOH Shift towards social determinants transforming public health work: targeting causes of health disparities. please respond to one of the questions below given. At this point in the class you have an understanding of many aspects of the foundation of public health in the U.S. and your response will reflect your understanding of these topics while paying particular attention to SDOHs.
Questions to choose from:
To what extent do you think people choose their own health?
What are some ways in which health is affected by factors not of one’s own choosing?
Which laws can you think of that regulate people’s behavior for the good of the public’s healh